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Local prayer service held ahead of conclave

Posted at: 03/10/2013 11:19 PM

Prayers were offered Sunday night for the cardinals who will gather to select the next pope.

The Diocese of Rochester invited everyone from around the community to attend a prayer service at the Sacred Heart Cathedral ahead of this week's papal conclave.

Formal pre-conclave meetings resume on Monday. The cardinals will cast their first ballot for the new pope on Tuesday.